Content on Time
A calendar is so much more than a system of organizing days – it can define a people and their outlook on the universe.
God’s view of time could be stranger and more complex than either Newton or Augustine thought.
If we can see how far light has traveled, might we be able to go back to where it all began?
What paleontologists know about the history of life on Earth is critical for protecting its future – and we also probably have more fun doing what we do than any other group of scientists..
How do you explore events that took longer – and were too long ago – for the human mind to comprehend?
How do we picture an infinite God being with us?
We can grow in faith by deepening our patience toward God, but we grow in strength by preserving a small seed of loving impatience toward ourselves.
Perhaps we will remember this time by the actions we took, not the time spent in our homes. Perhaps we will measure this time in phone calls, in virtual connectivity, in mask-clad smiles.
How can a “Technology Shabbat” – a day away from screens – be informed by Judaism?
While we may say we want to live “forever,” we simply don’t emotionally or intellectually understand the size of ideas like “infinity” or “eternity.”
How have thinkers from Bergson and Einstein to Heschel reconciled that sensation of the flow of consciousness with the frozen spacetime picture?
How might thinking in a “Godly time-frame” help us take more urgent action about issues affecting us right now?